School Daze

Plans are underway for School Daze where we will offer school supplies and school clothes to the community at Lifehouse on Saturday, July 29 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Clothing Sort times for School Daze:

• Monday, July 17 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, July 18 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Lifehouse. Email if you can help.

• Set up will be Friday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

During the event on Saturday, July 29, volunteers are needed

between 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (for any or all of this time frame). 

We will also be taking in and sorting clothing donations

on July 29 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. 

If you would like to serve during any of these times, email or sign up on the connection cards.

Martha's Closet

Martha's Closet is a partnership of Forest Park UMC and Huntertown UMC.

This is a referral based ministry, that provides clothing to those who are in need.  You must be referred by an agency/church/school.  If you would like to refer a guest to visit Monday's 10-1 p.m. or Thursday's 2 - 5 p.m. click HERE to fill out a form.  Questions?  Email

Martha's Closet is located at

Forest Park UMC

2100 Kentucky Avenue,

Fort Wayne, IN 46805

DONATIONS will be be received at the south side of Lifehouse, Tuesdays

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (except the second Tuesday of each month) and the last Saturday of each non holiday month from 12 – 3 p.m.

Due to VBS, there we will not receive clothing donations on Tuesday, June 27 at Lifehouse.

We are having two sorting nights in the month of June.

Please click on the date to sign up to help

June 5th. 6-9 pm @Lifehouse

June 19th. 6-9 pm @ Lifehouse

Our goal is to always to provide the best we can to help families in need.

If you would like to volunteer please email .

Career Closet

We'll host an open house on 4/20 from 5-7 pm

The Career Closet helps people with interview and work attire, or clothing needed for life’s specific occasions. We have it all - from scrubs to suits and from head (jewelry too!) to toe (shoes as well!). 

We have served a total of 1,447 men and women

through our Career Closet ministry.

Career Closet has opened at Forest Park United Methodist Church.

Email to schedule an appointment.

Career Closet is by referral and appointment only. All of our clothing is FREE. However, the Clothing Ministry and the Career Closet are referral based ministries.

If you have questions about either ministry, contact us at:

Career Closet:

To volunteer, please see below.

Volunteer Oportunities

for Martha's Closet or Career Closet

If you would like to be a part of this awesome ministry we have several ways to volunteer.

  • Sort Clothes at Lifehouse Tuesdays 9 -12 p.m. (Except 2nd Tuesday) 
  • Sort Clothes at Lifehouse the last Saturday of the month from 12 - 3 p.m. 
  • Working at Martha's Closet (various times) 
  • Working at Career Closet (various times) 

Potential volunteers may contact

for more information.